NYSSA – Nyssa High School will need to take a large bus when it heads to the 3A state wrestling tournament in Portland on Thursday. After the 3A Special District 3 tournament wrapped up action on Saturday, 20 Bulldogs earned a seat on the bus in an attempt to win Nyssa a third straight state title.
The Dawgs ran away with the district team title Saturday after scoring 457.5 points. Riverside was a distant second with 202 points and Irrigon was third with 177. Vale placed fifth with 84 points and sends three wrestlers to Portland for the state tournament.
As is the case in numerous weight classes, two Bulldog wrestlers will represent Nyssa in the 106-pound division. After senior Micklo Luna defeated teammate Dominik . . .